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ASTEROID LATEST: NASA warns of JUMBO JET-sized asteroid heading Earth's way TODAY

GETTYTwo jumbo jet-sized asteroid will skim the Earth<p>NASA is monitoring the "close Earth" flyby as just a small deviation in the orbit could see it …

Fake cell towers reportedly used to spy on residents in London

More than 20 fake mobile phone towers have been found intercepting cellphone communications across London, reports Sky News.<p>The news company says it used specialized security software over the course of three weeks to detect signs of IMSI catcher activity. These devices, also known as Stingrays, …

Surveillance

Survey ranks Denver, Colorado Springs in top 10 best cities to retire

Colorado is a good place to retire, according to a survey released Monday, with the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs both ranked in the top 10.

Colorado Springs

Engine Misfire Shifts Space Station’s Orbit, But the Crew Is OK

A glitch at the International Space Station on Tuesday caused its position in orbit to change, but the crew was not in danger, the Russian space agency said.<p>Roscosmos said the engines of a Soyuz spacecraft docked at the station unexpectedly started during testing of the radio system that controls …

Space Exploration

Vladimir Putin Tests the Limits of Pope Francis' Powers

Vladimir Putin is no longer welcome at the G7, thanks to his government’s continued incursions into Ukraine’s territory. But two days after the …

Monstrous Galaxy --"Observed Near the Edge of the Known Universe"

The galaxy is seen at a time when the Universe was 15% of its current age, only 2.4 billion years after Big Bang. The light has taken over twice the …

Higher Levels of Moral Reasoning Correspond With Increased Gray Matter in Brain

Hengyi Rao, research assistant professor in the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, said, "The new study adds an investigation …

Thinking About Mindreading, Mirroring and Embedded Cognition et al…

Interview by Richard Marshall.Alvin Goldman is the inter-disciplinary philosopher working through ideas we can read further about in <i>A Theory of Human</i> …

American Philosophy

What Are the Psychological Effects of Casual Sex?

Source: Photo purchased from iStock, used with permission.<p>In a previous post, I wrote about Ashley Madison, a website and app designed to help …

Psychology

Zap Mama: My long, slow, dizzy breakup with my antidepressant

An estimated 16 million people are “long-term” antidepressant users, of those, 70 percent are women<p>The first time I had a real sobbing, desperate, I-know-the-truth-and-it's-terrible panic attack was when I submitted my early decision application to college, which coincidentally was at the same time …

Quantum Phase: Time, Parallel Realities and The Brain

9th June 2015 By Brendan D. Murphy Guest Writer for Wake Up World The ‘Many Worlds’ Theory The eminent physicist and co-founder of string theory, …

String Theory

ISIS, Cults, and Religious Extremists: How Mind Control Really Works

<i>The power of social influence is great — and sometimes dangerous. Would you know if someone or something else was controlling your mind?</i> …

Healing & Spirituality | Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots, and it may not be doing you good

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots, and it may not be doing you good<p>by Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm, The …

Mindfulness

Major body language don'ts at work

Success in your career can come from a number of things, many of which have little or nothing to do with your actual job description. There are proven ways to make a good first impression at work, and often decisions you've made before entering the workforce have a significant influence on your …

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Mercury Is in Retrograde: Why Superstitions Can Be Good For You

Have things felt a little, I don't know... <i>off</i> these past few weeks? Maybe you've fought with your partner, bombed a presentation at work, or missed a …

Neurobiologists discover cells in the crow brain that respond to a specific number of items

An old story says that crows have the ability to count. Three hunters go into a blind situated near a field where watchful crows roam. They wait, but …

10 Ways to Treat Depression Without Antidepressants

You’ve probably been told that antidepressants correct the chemical imbalance in your brain. As it turns out, that’s not quite true. In fact, …

Meditation’s Positive Change to Your Brain

Many of us meditate everyday (or at least try to). Even if we don’t, we know the general benefits associated with the practice. Decreased stress, …

Neuroscience

Facing psychological coercion and manipulation has become a daily part of claiming benefits

Curing unemployment is a growth market for psychologists. Job Centres are becoming medical centres, claimants are becoming patients, and unemployment …

Psychology

Our Brains on Trial

Brain scans have already been used as evidence in hundreds of court cases, often in life-or-death situations.<p>At least in science fiction, we talk a lot about the idea of pre-crime, mind reading, and compelled testimony. Can we put someone in jail because a brain scan suggests they have a higher …

Neurology

How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

Fear is a negative emotion, unless you’re facing an actual threat and need to fight or flee. And the usefulness of fear is minimal in daily life, …

Mindfulness

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

<b>Guidelines for Choosing a Therapist</b><p>After the decision to seek therapy has been made, an individual may feel unsure about how to choose a therapist. …

Is Your Moral Compass Broken?

Mental Health Humor and psychological disorder humor and cartoons by Chato StewartWe all have a <b>moral compass</b>. We use, choose to use or ignore it with …

Psychology

The Type Of Person You Will Go For According To Your Myers-Brigg Personality Type

Every Myers-Briggs personality type is often attracted to a certain quality or situation that although over-generalised and cliche, can actually be …

Why Gossip Can Save Your Life

Gossip, says an Oxford University evolutionary psychologist, provides vital physical and psychological benefits—and benefits society. But you have to …

Psychology

Several mental disorders share changes in certain brain regions

A new study has revealed that many mental disorders share a common structure in the brain. Six conditions were examined and found to be connected by …

10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury is pervasive in both civilian and military populations. In fact, TBI in the civilian population is eight times as frequent as …

The Brain